K-State Extension, KARTA to hold crop imaging workshop in Dodge City

Join K-State Research and Extension and the Kansas Ag Research and Technology Association on Feb. 23 at 10 a.m. for an engaging workshop on crop imaging and crop scouting.

Participants will learn the following:

  • Problems that can be managed through crop scouting;
  • Pros and cons of crop scouting using unmanned aerial vehicles, or drones;
  • Pros and cons of crop scouting using satellite imagery;
  • What to look for in crop imagery to identify problems in your field; and
  • Devices and tools on the market for collecting on-farm crop imagery.

Representatives from TerrAvion and CropQuest will be present to guide the discussion and provide their insight into the various forms of crop scouting available.

The workshop will take place at the CropQuest headquarters in Dodge City, Kansas, at 1204 W Frontview St. Registration is due by Feb. 20. As with all KARTA workshops, participation is free for current KARTA members. Non-members are welcome to attend for a $25 fee. Lunch and refreshments will be provided. For more information or to register, visit https://fs7.formsite.com/kartaonline/imagingworkshop/index.html. The meal and venue for this workshop are being sponsored by TerrAvion and CropQuest.